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Orsolya Mate

Dependent page layouts - data rules to show, hide, or make fields/sections req'd

Salesforce Platform, Customization, Large Enterprise Ideas, Application Framework, Large Enterprise

There are times when it would be ideal to show different fields or sections on a page based on field data. For example, if a field for "software interest" is selected on a lead page, it would be nice if a section and/or fields related to capturing more information on "Software" is displayed. If the field is not selected, then this section and/or fields remain hidden. Allowing greater customization on the page level based on data rules would make for more manageable and targeted page layouts.

7 years ago · 347 Comments ·Merge Idea · Report Abuse

Latest Comment from Product Management

Michelle Jowitt

Overdue for a PM update - this is still something we very much want to do, but unfortunately isn't currently scheduled for the next three releases. In the meantime, Visualforce remains a good way to build conditional page layouts. Here's a new code sample: http://blogs.developerforce.com/developer-relations/2013/06/building-conditional-page-layouts.html Additionally, a Force.com UI tool like Skuid may allow you to conditionally display fields through their drag-and-drop page building interface. 

10 months ago · Report Abuse

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